Buhari: A new set of values

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The impending May 29 installation of Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s president is not seen by most Nigerians as representing just a change of government. It is rather considered an inauguration of a new social order. Everyone remembers with nostalgia the values of order, discipline, honesty, honour, trust and commitment to

Nigerian firms under pressure to sharpen employee skills’ retention

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Businesses across major African economies such as Kenya and Nigeria are coming under increasing pressure to align their strategies for retaining talent, compensating employees and engaging with their workforces with good international practices. That’s according to Gerhard Hartman, head of Department for Sage Payroll and HR’s International Division, who says

Alfa, prophetess defraud bankers of $30,000

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Two staff of a new generation bank (names withheld), simply identified as Temitope and Yusuf, have been allegedly defrauded by an Alfa and a prophetess, identified as Mubarak Abdulahi and Bola Ojo, respectively, in Lagos. The post Alfa, prophetess defraud bankers of $30,000 appeared first on Vanguard News.

Buhari not happy with govs inability to pay salaries, rejects ministerial list

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An early minute brow between President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari and governors elected on the platform on the All Progressives Congress may be in the offing as Buhari has asked the governors to steer clear of his ministerial list. The post Buhari not happy with govs inability to pay salaries, rejects

Dentsu Aegis Network acquires equity stake in Nigeria’s Media Fuse

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Determined to play big in Nigeria’s alluring market, the biggest in Africa with huge economic potentials, Dentsu Aegis Network, a global player with operations in 110 countries, has bought into Media Fuse, Nigeria’s promising full-service media independent agency network. The relationship between the two marketing communication firms now gives birth

Stakeholders hinge education growth to strategic youth empowerment

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Ahead of May 29 democracy day and the handing over of power to Muhammadu Buhari by the outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan, industry watchers and educationists have called on the new administration to up the tempo in the area of education policy implementation in order to move the sector forward. Experts

Suswam asks for forgiveness over ‘failed’ expectations

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Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State, weekend, pleaded with the civil servants and those who felt he failed to meet their expectations for forgiveness. The post Suswam asks for forgiveness over ‘failed’ expectations appeared first on Vanguard News.

How Adoke is frustrating Constitution amendment – Ekweremadu

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In this interview Senator Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy President of the Senate responds to issues arising from the dispute between the presidency and the National Assembly over the Constitution (Alteration) Act vetoed by President Goodluck Jonathan. Senator Ekweremadu asserts that the president signed the bill and the National Assembly has

Policeman shoots 34-yr-old man over N2,000

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A mobile policeman in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has shot a 34-year-old indigene of Bauchi State, Adamu Mohammed, over an argument on N2,000 unpaid fees for a menial job. The post Policeman shoots 34-yr-old man over N2,000 appeared first on Vanguard News.

Where Jonathan and I disagreed —Amaechi

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Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State explained yesterday that the refusal of President Goodluck Jonathan to repay over N105 billion spent by the state government on the repairs of federal roads in the state was the major cause of their disagreement. The post Where Jonathan and I disagreed —Amaechi appeared

APC youths vow to make in-road in South East

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AS part of moves to ensure that All Progressives Congress, APC, had a firm root in the South East geo-political zone, the zonal office of the party has been opened in Awka, Anambra State. The post APC youths vow to make in-road in South East appeared first on Vanguard News.

Uduaghan commissions leather works, shoe factory in Delta

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GOVERNOR Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, yesterday, commissioned the state Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurship centre (leather works/shoe factory) with a training capacity of 4,000 youths annually in Issele-Uku, Aniocha North Local Government Area of the state. The post Uduaghan commissions leather works, shoe factory in Delta appeared first on

FIFA official challenges Nigerian referees

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FIFA Referees Development Officer, Carlos Manuel Neves Henriques has challenged Nigeria’s elite referees to start performing at the same level as the National Teams of Nigeria. The post FIFA official challenges Nigerian referees appeared first on Vanguard News.

Airport workers protest, want NAF officers punished

Hundreds of protesting airport workers on Monday blocked the road leading to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, over the brutal beating of an official of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Muhammadu Shuaibu, by four officers of the Nigerian Air Force. The protesters marched from the FAAN headquarters

NSCDC arrests teenager, others for owning refinery

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kogi State chapter, has arrested a teenager, Simon Chokodi (16), and three others for allegedly owning an illegal refinery in Ebiya in the Ajaokuta Local Government Area of the state. The Kogi State Public Relations Officer, NSCDC, Mr.

Robbers kill Imam, raid houses in Ogun

Armed robbers have attacked the Onihale area in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State during which they raided houses and killed an Imam. Our correspondent gathered that the Imam, Alhaji Isiaka Koleosho, was the Imam at the Onihale Central Mosque on Harmony Avenue in the area.

Residents accuse woman of abduction

A woman accused of being a kidnapper has been arrested by residents of Qadri Close in the Ojuelegba area of Lagos. The suspect was allegedly nabbed with a seven-year-old girl, identified only as Khadijat.

Herbalist, prophetess defraud bankers of N6m

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a herbalist, Ismaila Abdullahi, and a prophetess, Bola Ojo, for allegedly defrauding two bank workers of a sum of N6m in the Egbeda area of the state. The suspects, however, told PUNCH Metro that the bank workers brought the money to them for